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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 147
Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3:49 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.
Julie Dabrusin, Chair (Liberal)

• Majid Jowhari for Anju Dhillon (Liberal)
• Cathy McLeod for Hon. Steven Blaney (Conservative)
• Marc Miller for Randy Boissonnault (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Gabrielle de Billy Brown, Analyst
• Laura Blackmore, Research Assistant
As individuals
• Bridget Fanta, Aboriginal Language Consultant
• Ellen Gabriel, Cultural Consultant, Kontinónhstats Mohawk Language Custodian Association
• Paul Joffe, Lawyer
• Amos Key Jr., Director of First Nations Language Program, Woodland Cultural Centre
First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres
• Claudette Commanda, Executive Director
Metis Settlements General Council
• Dorothy Anderson, Elected-Secretary
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 20, 2019, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages.

On motion of Wayne Long, it was agreed, — That the Committee commence clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.

Ellen Gabriel, Amos Key Jr. and Claudette Commanda made statements and answered questions.

At 4:43 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:50 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Bridget Fanta, Paul Joffe and Dorothy Anderson made statements and answered questions.


Pierre Nantel moved, — That the Committee, in view of the upcoming review of the Broadcasting Act and the Telecommunications Act, undertake a comparative study on similar legislation concerning broadcasting and telecommunications in other jurisdictions, and on recent reforms in those areas; and that the Committee make recommendations and report its findings to the House.

Debate arose thereon.


Wayne Long moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to, by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 4.

At 5:40 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stephanie Feldman
Committee Clerk